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Déjà Entendu: Björk

Marc Weingarten, Slate, 14 September 2004

BJÖRK HAS A KNACK for making records that don't sound like anyone else's. With each new offering—from 1993's Debut, an album that roamed freely through a world's fair expo of multi-culti beats, on through Vespertine, which sealed the Icelandic singer's zig-zaggy vocal lines in an hermetic chamber of desiccated techno—Björk is the one artist we turn to in these troubled pop times for a measure of adventure and surprise.

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